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Daily Archives: August 20, 2015

A New Magnet School in Town


Clifford Math and Technology Magnet is in its first year as a specialized school for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Clifford joins only 210 magnet schools out of the 1,235 schools in the district. The LAUSD School Board approved the plan put together by the school faculty to focus on using technology to advance mathematical thinking and using project based learning activities to engage students. Clifford’s instructional plan is on their school webpage. Read More »

“Spanish Castle” fixer-upper sells for nearly $1m in Glassell Park; Atwater Village bunglaow sells for $136k over asking & more

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A couple of huge compounds recently sold on the Eastside, including what's described as a "Spanish castle" in need of fixing up that went for nearly a million dollars in Glassell Park, and a 3,500 square-foot property with a main house and guest unit that sold in Silver Lake for nearly $1.9 million. A perfectly humble, little bungalow in Atwater Village sold for $735,000 -- $136,000 over its original list price. If you wanted to buy a "fixer deal" in Highland Park, you would have needed a half-million bucks. Read More »

Traffic officer Garcia takes The Eastsider for a ride through Echo Park

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ECHO PARK -- Most of us know what it’s like to receive a parking ticket. However, most of us don’t know what it’s like to be the person who issued it. To get a better understanding of the procedures and people behind the wheel of those little white cars with yellow lights on the roof, The Eastsider recently took a ride along with traffic officer Richard Garcia. Read More »

L.A. River before-and-after photos; lucha libre lives on in East L.A.

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MORNING REPORT: Pre-1938 photos show what the L.A. River was like before it was encased in a concrete channel .... A former Mexican wrestler known as El Kiss is hosting twice-a-month lucha libre matches in an East L.A. youth center .... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] Read More »